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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast

Groks Science Radio Show is a weekly science radio program heard on radio stations across the country and also as a podcast. Each week, the hosts, Dr. Charles Lee, Dr. Frank Ling, Dr. Joanna Rowell and Forrest Gulden take an in-depth look at recent events in the world of science and technology, and examine the effects of recent discoveries on our daily lives.

Each episode features an interview with a leading scientist, researcher, or industrialist discussing stimulating work in their field. The show often includes a humorous and entertaining segment; plus the world famous question of the week!

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The famous discoveries made by the investigators at Jane Goodall's campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis.  Who was she and what happened to her?  On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.
Topics: science, gombe, groks
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What's in a face?  On this episode, we talk with Jason Rogers, who recently used the Noldus software to study the science of "resting b*** face" (RBF).
Topics: science, groks, Jason Rogers, RBF, science of shafe
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Advances in genomics are allowing us to see how a person's DNA interacts with their environment and lifestyle to influence his or her health. As our understanding of the human body improves, doctors may be able to diagnose diseases sooner and tailor treatments to match a patient's DNA, lifestyle and environment. On this episode, Dr. Eric Green discusses how next-generation genomic technology and the President Obama's initiative to advance "precision medicine" will impact the future of...
Topics: Eric Green, personalized medicine, genetics, genomics, DNA, health, precision medicine
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
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Gordon Moore has perhaps done more to revolutionize our modern world than any other scientist, but few may know about his achievements.  On this episode, Arnold Thackray discussed the life and times of Gordon Moore.
Topics: moore's law, Gordon Moore, Silicon Valley, groks, technology
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The excitement surrounding the advances in physics can be more difficult to convey than the actual advances themselves.  On this episode, Tasneem Zehra Husain discussed the threads weaving through the history of physics.
Topics: science, physics, groks
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Touch is a sensation that may be overlooked, but is essential to our development, everyday language, and emotional well-being.  On this episode, Prof. David Linden discussed the neuroscience of touch.
Topics: science, touch, neurobiology, groks
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Mixed severity fires help to rejuvenate the forests, but how will current policy shifts affect the health of the forests.  On this episode, Dominick DellaSalla discussed the importance of mixed severity fires.
Topics: fires, forestry, groks
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Can robotics completely dominate the workforce?  Are any jobs immune from automation and artificial intelligence?  On this episode, Don Mazella discussed automation in the workforce.
Topics: science, robotics, workforce, groks
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Satirical commentary on public events is nothing new, but now may be a greater force in shaping modern discourse.  On this episode, Sophia McClennen discussed how satire is saving the nation.
Topics: satire, groks
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Traumatic brain injury can result in the emergence of severe psychiatric symptoms.  On this episode, Dr. Sandeep Vaishnavi discussed the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatic problems associated with traumatic brain injury.
Topics: science, neuroscience, brain injury, TBI, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
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Every parenting journey may be unique, but some may be unusual.  On this episode, Kari Wagner-Peck discussed raising a child with Down's Syndrome.
Topics: science, groks, parenting
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Although vaccinations have cured several diseases, many parents are now choosing not to have their children vaccinated.  On this episode, Jennifer Reich discussed why parents decide not to vaccinate their children.
Topics: vaccination, science, biology, groks
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The PLATO system was a networked computer system that may have spurred the advent of the social networking. On this episode, Brian Dear discussed the history of the PLATO system.
Topics: science, computers, PLATO, groks
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Viscose rayon has been manufactured for over a century, but it continues to be a major health hazard to those involved in its production.  On this episode, Paul D. Blanc discussed the lethal history of viscose rayon.
Topics: science, technology, viscose, rayon
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The next solar eclipse in America will occur on August 21, 2017.  What is the best way to prepare to observe it?  On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the Great American Eclipse.
Topics: eclipse, astronomy, groks, science
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Efficiency may be a hallmark of effective organizations, but is the quest for efficiency beneficial in the long run? On this episode, Dr. Edward Tenner discussed the efficiency paradox.
Topics: efficiency, paradox, science, groks
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The tragedy of flight 242 remains a potent reminder in the history of aviation.  What lessons were learned and how did the people recover?  On this episode, Samme Chittum discussed the tragedy of flight 242.
Topics: science, aviation, groks
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A rare eclipse of a blue, super-moon will occur in North America on January 31.  What is this rare triple event? On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the eclipse of the blue, super-moon.
Topics: science, astronomy, groks
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Modern phones have gone from being a tool to a temptation.  But, how do we break the cycle of addiction to our phones?  On this episode, Catherine Price discussed how to break up with your phone.
Topics: science, addiction, smartphone, groks
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What will be the next step in human evolution?  Will genetic engineering and artificial intelligence be the driving force?  On this episode, Dr. Don Simborg discussed what comes after Homo sapiens?
Topics: science, AI, genetic engineering, evolution, groks
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Annihilation, the new film by Alex Garland, explores the self-destructive capacity of humans in a unique alien landscape.  On this episode, Dr. Adam Rutherford discussed his contributions to the development of Annihilation.
Topics: science, groks, Annihilation
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What are the hidden motives behind our actions?  Why do our brains make up stories about our actions to keep us unaware of our real motives?  On this episode, Dr. Robin Hanson discussed the elephant in the brain.
Topics: science, groks, motives
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Are child prodigies and those with autism related?  On this episode, Kimberly Stephens discussed prodigy's cousin.
Topics: prodigy, groks, autism, science
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Discoveries of planets around other stars have now become commonplace.  But, the composition of these planets is anything but ordinary.  On this episode, Michael Summers discussed the discovery of exoplanets.
Topics: science, astronomy, exoplanets, groks
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Oh, Canada! But, what do we know about our mysterious neighbor to the north?  On this episode, Jesse Brown discussed the Canadaland Guide to Canada.
Topics: Canada, science, groks
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Alzheimer's disease has become a major issue among the elderly, but how much of the progression of the disease is preventable through lifestyle choices?  On this episode, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai discussed the Alzheimer's Solution.
Topics: science, Alzheimer's, dementia, lifestyle, groks
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What is it like to be a dog?  Modern neuroscience may allow us to peer beyond the veil of how a dog perceives the world.  On this episode, Dr. Gregory Berns discussed what it is like to be a dog.
Topics: science, neuroscience, dog, groks
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Although diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role.  On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.
Topics: science, medicine, heart, cardiovascular, groks
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How much of the aging process is inevitable and how much can we control?  On this episode, Dr. Michael Roizen discussed controlling the aging process.
Topics: science, technology, groks, aging
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Parenting is a daunting task, but separating science from pseudo-science in child rearing is even more challenging.  On this episode, Dr. Stephen Hupp dispelled the great myths of child development.
Topics: science, technology, groks, child, development
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Swearing as an integral part of our language, but what can science tell us about why we swear?  On this episode, Benjamin Bergen discussed the science of swearing.
Topics: science, swearing, linguistics, psychology, groks
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Although our bodies will inevitably age, how our brains age is another matter.  On this issue, Dr. Daniel Amen discussed memory rescue.
Topics: science, brains, memory, groks
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Sleep is an essential part of our lives, but one that we rarely think about, unless something goes wrong.  On this episode, Henry Nicholls discussed the neuroscience of sleep.
Topics: sleep, neuroscience, groks
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by Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What is epigenetics and how can our lifestyle influence the expression of our genes?  On this episode, Dr. Mitchell L. Gaynor discussed the gene therapy plan.
Topics: science, genes, therapy, groks
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Dinosaurs have long captivated the public imagination, but how much do we really know about their history?  On this episode, Dr. Steve Brusatte discussed the rise and fall of the dinosaurs.
Topics: science, dinosaurs, groks, paleontology
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Our understanding of the universe would be far poorer were it not for the women of the Harvard Observatory.  On this episode, Dava Sobel discussed their work in the Glass Universe.
Topics: science, astronomy, groks
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Narcissism and psychopathy are not generally well regarded personality traits, but how do we identify those personality types.  On this program, Dr. Frieda Birnbaum discussed these aberrant personality types.
Topics: psychology, groks, science
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Is there a god?  And, can science provide any insight into this most pressing philosophical question?  On this episode, Dr. Bernard Haisch discussed a scientific inquiry into the god question.
Topics: science, god, groks
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How can Heavy Metal music help us understand the Heisenberg uncertainty principle?  On this episode, Dr. Philip Moriarty discussed heavy metal music and quantum physics.
Topics: science, heavy metal, physics, groks
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The threat of a global pandemic resulting from a disease crossing over from animals to humans has become more likely in today's hyperconnected world. On this episode, David Quammen discussed animal infections and the next human pandemic.
Topics: science, technology, disease control, pandemic, spillover, groks
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The human need to have pets continues, despite their declining utilitarian value.  On this episode, John Bradshaw discussed the animals among us.
Topics: science, anthrozoology, groks
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Modern physics would likely not be the same without the work of Richard Feynman and John Wheeler.  On this episode, Prof. Paul Halpern discussed their work in the quantum labyrinth.
Topics: science, Feynman, Wheeler, physics, groks
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Earthquake threats are not just limited to the pacific rim and have become more frequent due to human-induced seismic changes.  On this episode, Kathryn Miles discussed earthquakes in America.
Topics: science, earthquakes, fracking, groks
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How can traumatic events be passed to subsequent generations?  On this episode, Mark Wolynn discussed identifying and treating intergenerational trauma.
Topics: science, groks, biology, epigenetics, psychology
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Uncovering the mysteries of the brain is an ongoing endeavor. So, what do we really know about the brain?  On this episode, Dr. David Linden discussed these issues in the new book, Think Tank.
Topics: science, neuroscience, groks
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End of life care is rarely discussed, although it is perhaps one of the most important conversations that one must have.  On this episode, Dr. Angelo Volandes discussed end-of-life medical care
Topics: science, medicine, palliative care, end of life, death, groks, conversation
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Consensus is often proposed as the most important thing to achieve in a group interaction, but is there benefit in dissent?  On this episode, Prof. Charlan Nemeth discussed the importance of dissent.
Topics: science, psychology, dissent, groks
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The dinosaurs that roamed South America have generally not been well studied, but new discoveries have uncovered a remarkable lost world of giant creatures that roamed this continent.  On this episode, Donald Prothero discussed these Giants of the Lost World.
Topics: science, dinosaurs, paleontology, groks
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Venom is found throughout nature and the animals that use them serve important ecological roles.  On this episode, Ronald Jenner discussed the science of venom.
Topics: venom, science, groks, biology
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Ordinary citizens are now contributing in extraordinary ways to the scientific enterprise.  On this episode, Caren Cooper discussed citizen science.
Topics: science, citizen, groks
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Wearable technology has changed the way we interact with our mobile devices.  On this episode, Nile Nickel reviewed the new Apple watch.
Topics: science, technology, apple, watch
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Although technology is often accepted unquestioningly, the potential for unethical use of technologies is always present.  On this episode, Prof. Sheila Jasanoff discussed the ethics of invention.
Topics: science, ethics, technology, groks
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The gut is filled with a whole host of microbes that are essential for good health.  On this episode, Dr. Marie Claire-Arietta discussed the gut microbiome.
Topics: science, groks, gut, dirt, microbiome
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Although the invisible hand of economics may seem to be agnostic to the nature of industries supported, a change in the direction of capital may enable supporting clean industries.  On this episode, Joel Solomon discussed the clean money revolution.
Topics: science, economics, capitalism, groks
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Raising kids in a screen-filled world can be especially daunting, but can screen time actually be beneficial?  On this episode, Angela Santomero discussed parenting in a screen-filled world.
Topics: science, parenting, groks
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Resilience is a term that is often referred to when discussing highly effective individuals.  But, how do we build resilience in kids?  On this episode, Dr. Kate Lund discussed building resilience in kids.
Topics: science, resilience. groks
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Who was the last man to know everything?  Enrico Fermi may well be that person.  On this episode, David Schwartz discussed the life and times of Enrico Fermi.
Topics: science, Fermi, groks, physics
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Hormones control just about everything in our bodies, but the scientific study of hormones has a long and sordid history.  On this episode, Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.
Topics: science, endocrinology, hormones, groks
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Traumatic brain injury and other brain disorders can be difficult to diagnose properly.  Eye tracking is one technique to assess neurological function.  On this episode, Dr. Jam Ghajar discussed neurological eye tracking.
Topics: science, neurology, grok
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The Zika virus has become an epidemic in Brazil, so much so that it has caused many to question holding the Olympic games in Brazil.  On this episode, Dr. Joe Alton discussed the Zika Virus and the Olympics.
Topics: science, olympics, zika, groks
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Meat is a staple of the diet of many cultures, but its use may be outweighed by many factors.  On this episode, Marta Zaraska discussed the history of our obsession with meat.
Topics: science, groks, meat, diet, history
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Is risk taking a natural behavior?  What are the biological underpinnings of risk behavior?  On this episode, Kayt Sukel discussed the art of risk.
Topics: science, risk, groks
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Sports are a big part of popular culture, but how can neuroscience improve how professional sports are played?  On this episode, Zach Schonbrun discussed the neuroscience of sports.
Topics: science, neuroscience, sports, groks
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Bullying has become a national issue, even more so with advances in technology.  On this episode, Clete Bulach discussed dealing with bullying.
Topics: science, bullying, groks
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Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Round-Up, has proven to be toxic to humans, yet it continues to be marketed.  On this episode, Carey Gillam discussed the troubling cover-up of glyphosate.
Topics: science, glyphosate, round-up, groks
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Although diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role.   On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.
Topics: science, groks, medicine, heart, cardiovascular
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What does mythology tell us about the scientific environment of those who created them?  On this episode, Matt Kaplan discussed the science of the magical.
Topics: science, mythology, History, groks
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Camera traps have enabled a fascinating view of animals in their native habitat.  On this episode, Roland Kays discussed the creatures observed by camera traps.
Topics: science, biology, ecology, groks
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The tech industry, while enormously successful, has seen many of its jobs move away from the United States.  On this episode, Hilarie Gamm discussed the billions lost in the tech industry.
Topics: science, technology, groks
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Quantum mechanics may be a powerful theory that enables everyday life, but what does it tell us about the nature of reality?  On this episode, Dr. Adam Becker discusses the search for meaning of quantum mechanics.
Topics: physics, quantum mechanics, groks, science
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The epic migration of songbirds heralds the dawning of spring.  But, what does their migration tell us about nature?  On this episode, Bruce Beehler discussed the springtime songbird migration.
Topics: science, nature, groks
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A cemetery may not seem like the most ideal place to conduct science, but Mount Auburn Cemetery is involving citizens in a wide variety of scientific projects.  On this episode, Paul Kwiatkowski and Jeanne Mooney discussed citizen science at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Topics: science, groks, citizen science
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Heredity is often taught as a straightforward biological concept involving one gene and one trait, but all of the factors involved in heredity are more complicated.  On this episode, Carl Zimmer discussed heredity.
Topics: science, genetics, heredity, groks
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The solar system is full of many wondrous sights, perfect for any vacation and you can already start planning you next trip.  On this episode, Jana Grcevich and Olivia Koski discussed their vacation guide to the solar system.
Topics: science, solar system, astronomy, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
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The fight over GMO foods is more complicated than just the question of their safety.  On this issue, McKay Jenkins discussed the fight over GMO foods.
Topics: science, GMO, food, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast